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Rep. McBath Issues Statement on Emissions of Ethylene Oxide in Cobb County

Aug 01, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Georgia, issued the following statement regarding reports of emissions of ethylene oxide at Sterigenics' plant located in Smyrna, GA:

"The health and wellbeing of our children, our families, and our communities must be safeguarded

"That is why I am calling for Sterigenics to suspend its use of ethylene oxide immediately until we can fully assess the risks posed to our communities.

An independent air study must be conducted and we need to determine whether ca...